belfast

Belfast (Béal Feirste) - the capital of Northern Ireland; home to over 280,000 people - most known for Titanic and it's massive ship port.

Due to the tourism that the city gets, there is so many things to do and see. Here are some facts on the city...

  • On average, it rains 157 days a year in Belfast.

  • Belfast used to have a castle in the middle of the city center, and ships in the middle of the high street

  • Titanic was constructed in this city

  • It has the largest dry dock in the world



WHAT TO SEE

  • Titanic Museum

  • Belfast City Hall

  • Belfast Castle

  • Botanic Gardens

  • W5

  • Peace Walls

  • Belfast Zoo

  • Grand Opera House

  • Golden Thread Gallery

  • Victoria Square

  • Crumlin Road Gaol

The city is close to the M1 motorway that can lead you to other parts of Ireland like Dublin in less than three hours


WHERE TO EAT

I haven't been to Belfast enough times to recommend any good restaurants, fast-food places and take away's, but you can find amazing places on Conor's blog.


WHERE TO STAY

If you are travelling on a budget, you can stay in many hostels, B&B's and inns that the city offers. The two places I highly recommend are:

  • Premier Inn - Titanic Headquarters

  • Europa Hotel

Both places have amazing food, great views and are so good for the money.


If you have more budget available, you could treat yourself to a stay in:

  • Grand Central Hotel (4-star)

  • Malmaison Hotel (4-star)

  • Titanic Hotel (4-star)

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